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" Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world, nor in broad rumour lies, But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect witness of all-judging Jove; As he pronounces lastly on each deed, Of so... "
Life of Josiah Quincy of Massachusetts - Page 284
by Edmund Quincy - 1868 - 560 pages
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The Edinburgh monthly magazine [afterw.] Blackwood's Edinburgh ..., Volume 88

1860
...noble one it is — ' But not the praise, Phcebus replied, and touched my trembling ears ; Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world, nor in broad rumour lice ; But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect witness of all-judging Jove...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine

England - 1860
...noble one it is — ' But not the praiso, Phœbus replied, and touched my trembling ears ; Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world, nor in broad rumour lies ; But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect witness of all-judging Jove...
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The Philosophy of Progress in Human Affairs

Henry James Slack - Civilization - 1860 - 239 pages
...glory and power of the antique spirit to dwell in the modern mind. In Lycidas, Milton says, " Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world ; nor in broad rumour lies ,But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect witness of all judging love,...
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Poets of England and America; being selections from the best authors of both ...

England - 1860
...thin-spun life. " But not the praise," Phoebus replied, and touched my trembling ears ; " Fame is no plaat that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to th' world, nor in broad rumour lies, But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect witness...
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Norman Sinclair, Volume 1

William Edmondstoune Aytoun - 1861
...noble one it is — ' But not the praise, Phcebus replied, and touched my trembling ears ; Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world, nor in broad rumour lies ; But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect witness of all-judging Jove...
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Norman Sinclair [a novel].

William Edmondstoune Aytoun - History - 1861
...noble one it is — ' But not the praise, Phoebus replied, and touched my trembling ears ; Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world, nor in broad rumour lies ; But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect witness of all-judging Jove...
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The golden treasury of the best songs and lyrical poems in the English ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1861
...the thin-spun life. ' But not the praise ' Phoebus replied, and touch'd my trembling ears ; ' Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world, nor in broad rumour lies : But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes And perfect witness of all-judging Jove...
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A manual of English literature

Thomas Arnold - English literature - 1862 - 423 pages
...the thin-spun life. ' But not the praise,' Phcebus replied, and touched my trembling ears ; ' Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world, nor in broad rumour lies : But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes And perfect witness of all-seeing Jove...
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Verses and Translations

Charles Stuart Calverley - Classical poetry - 1862 - 203 pages
...the thin-spun life. " But not the praise," Phoebus replied, and touched my trembling ears; "Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world, nor in broad rumour lies, But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect witness of all-judging Jove;...
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Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862
...the blind Fury with the abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life. But not the praise; Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to th' world, nor in broad rumour lies, But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect witness...
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